Black Rocks campground
Bundjalung National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Black Rocks campground.
Getting there and parking
Black Rocks campground is in the Black Rocks precinct of Bundjalung National Park. To get there:
- Take The Gap Road from the Pacific Highway
- It's about 20km to the campground from the highway, including 16km of unsealed road.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
- Parking is available on your campsite for tent or vehicle-based campsites.
- Tent only sites 30-33: Parking is available in the carpark about 30-50m from campsites.
- Group sites: Parking is available next to your group campsite.
- Jerusalem Creek sites: This is a remote camping area, campers must park their vehicles in the main Black Rocks campground (4km walk).
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Bundjalung National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Head to Iluka Bluff for a spectacular coastal view of the park, beaches and the mouth of the river – keep your eyes peeled for whales on their return migration.
Escape to the wintersun for a family camping holiday, it should still be warm enough for a swim so remember to bring your cozzie.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
20°C and 26°C
12°C and 21°C
Between January and March
Between August and October
- Campsites are marked and suitable for motorhomes, caravans, camper trailers, campervans and tents. Sites are unpowered.
- There are 3 exclusive group camp areas: Black Rocks, Booroora and Yabra.
- There are 2 remote tent-only campsites in Jerusalem Creek, located 4km from the main campground. The sites are accessible by taking the Jerusalem Creek walk, or by paddling downstream along Jerusalem Creek (non-powered craft or silent electric motors only). There are fire rings and picnic tables only in this area so campers should be self-reliant.
- Canoe launching pontoon
- Dump Ezy for caravans
- Clothes line
- Power, showers, water and rubbish bins are not available.
- Non-flush toilets
There are fire rings with hotplate on each individual campsite. Group campsites each have a fire pit. Gas/electric barbecues are also available in the campground.
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
- Wood barbecues (bring your own firewood)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - easy
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Spear fishing is not permitted and spearguns may not be brought into the campground
- Amplified music is not permitted.
- Glass is prohibited in watercrafts or campsites at the Jerusalem Creek sites.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in Bundjalung National Park in the North Coast region
Bundjalung National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day.Buy an annual pass.
- Clarence North Area
(02) 6641 1500
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
- Level 4, 49 Victoria Street, Grafton NSW
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Fax: (02) 6641 1599
- Clarence North Area
(02) 6627 0200
Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Closed for lunch from 12-1pm.
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